The Official CHFI Study Guide (Exam 312-49) book cover

The Official CHFI Study Guide (Exam 312-49)

for Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

This is the official CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator) study guide for professionals studying for the forensics exams and for professionals needing the skills to identify an intruder's footprints and properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute. The EC-Council offers certification for ethical hacking and computer forensics. Their ethical hacker exam has become very popular as an industry gauge and we expect the forensics exam to follow suit. Material is presented in a logical learning sequence: a section builds upon previous sections and a chapter on previous chapters. All concepts, simple and complex, are defined and explained when they appear for the first time. This book includes: Exam objectives covered in a chapter are clearly explained in the beginning of the chapter, Notes and Alerts highlight crucial points, Exam’s Eye View emphasizes the important points from the exam’s perspective, Key Terms present definitions of key terms used in the chapter, Review Questions contains the questions modeled after real exam questions based on the material covered in the chapter. Answers to the questions are presented with explanations. Also included is a full practice exam modeled after the real exam.

Police and law enforcement personnel, military personnel, security professionals, systems administrators, legal professionals, banking, insurance, IT managers or people studying for the CHFI certification.

Paperback, 960 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-1-59749-197-6


  • Computer Forensics in Today's World
    Law And Computer Forensics
    Computer Investigation Process
    Computer Security Incident Response Team
    Computer Forensic Laboratory Requirements
    Understanding File systems and Hard disks
    Windows Forensics
    Linux and Macintosh Boot processes
    Linux Forensics
    Data Acquisition and Duplication
    Recovering Deleted Files
    Image Files Forensics
    Computer Forensic Tools
    Application password crackers
    Investigating Logs
    Investigating network traffic
    Router Forensics
    Investigating Web Attacks
    Tracking E-mails and Investigating E-mail crimes
    Mobile and PDA Forensics
    Investigating Trademark and Copyright
    Investigative Reports
    Becoming an Expert Witness
    Forensics in action


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